Roberto García Moritán – known for being the husband of the driver Pampita Ardohain- lowered the tone to the reckless forecast he released on the dollar after the 2021 election.
“Obviously I exaggerated a bit“acknowledged the also economist in dialogue with the program W View and Rever in All News.
Businessman and famous since his marriage, García Moritán is the first candidate for Buenos Aires legislator on the list of Republicans United that heads Ricardo Lopez Murphy in the internship of Juntos por el Cambio, to rival María Eugenia Vidal.
This Monday he had surprised with his devaluation forecast. He said that after the elections, the dollar would soar “to 400 mangoes”, as a figure “minimum”.
Now García Moritán came out to clarify. “What I wanted was put in debate two themes. The first is the ‘Urns plan’ that is being put into motion, that is, everything that this Government is going to finance to reach the elections as well as possible. There is a huge tax distortion as of the issue “.
He backed off anyway, but not quite. “We are very concerned about this with Ricardo (López Murphy). And if this is added to a scenario where the radicalized logics They do not end up fixing either with the IMF or with the Paris Club it is likely to reach 400 mangoes “, he resumed.
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.“It seems to me that it is important that these issues are put on the agenda, that they be discussed and that vote wisely compared to what is coming because Argentina is going through a very difficult time. We must vote on predictability projects, “he added.
.The blue dollar rose this Tuesday to $ 183 in some caves in the downtown area, three pesos more than yesterday’s closing. With this the exchange gap jumps to 90%, the highest level of the year. The informal already increased 13 pesos so far in July, a jump of 7%.
He said it, he clarifies it, he says it again
In dialogue with Radio Rivadavia, the also former Buenos Aires official had launched his phrase about the 400 pesos of contribution. It happened when he was asked as an economist if the blue dollar was going to rise: “After the elections don’t have any doubts“.
“I don’t feel like putting myself in fatalist, but a dollar to 400 mangoes can arrive without any problem “, then shot García Moritán. And before the cross-examination of a surprised Jonatan Viale -who was interviewing him- he doubled the bet: “At the double of today, minimum.”
“In a moment we will see everything that is being spent. Where do you think the bonds come from, the plans? We are going to have to pay for all of this at some point. The adjustment is going to come, it is unfailing, “he analyzed at that time.
Finally, regarding whether it bothers him to be called by Pampita’s husband, García Moritán once again insisted that fills him with pride.
The photo album of Pampita’s wedding with Roberto García Moritán.
.During Vidal’s mandate in the province of Buenos Aires, the economist had a more discreet passage through public management, which was interrupted when he made his marriage to the model. He was an advisor to Fabian Perechodnik, then Secretary General of Buenos Aires.
The threads of politics now lead him to face the lists of his former boss as an extrapartisan in an intern who it is presumed unequal.